Downtown Ft. Lauderdale is a thriving coastal city nicknamed “Venice of America,” due to the canals that weave their way through downtown’s infrastructure. Because of this, sunshine, blue skies, beautiful beaches, and watersports-a-plenty is what typically comes to mind for most when thinking of Fort Lauderdale. 

Fort Lauderdale is a city on Florida’s southeastern coast, known for its beaches and boating canals. The Strip is a promenade running along oceanside highway A1A. It’s lined with upscale outdoor restaurants, bars, boutiques and luxury hotels. Other attractions include the International Swimming Hall of Fame, with pools and a museum of memorabilia, and Hugh Taylor Birch State Park, featuring trails and a lagoon.